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DeKalb in DeKalb County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Bicentennial Grove

Afton Township Forest Preserve

Bicentennial Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jennifer Nelson, July 23, 2022
1. Bicentennial Grove Marker
Inscription.  These trees were planted by the citizens of DeKalb County in honor of our country's bicentennial. This horizons project affirms our faith and pride in the United States and our hope and love for it. May future citizens enjoy this area and remember us when the tricentennial is celebrated in 2076.
Erected 1977 by DeKalb County Historical Society, the DeKalb County Bicentennial Commission, and the DeKalb County Board.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasPatriots & Patriotism.
Location. 41° 50.04′ N, 88° 44.053′ W. Marker is in DeKalb, Illinois, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Crego Road, one mile south of Perry Road (County Road 7), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13998 Crego Rd, Dekalb IL 60115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William George Eckhardt (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Winged Ear Logo (approx. 6.7 miles away); Jacob Haish (approx. 6.8 miles away); Northern Illinois University
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Barbed Wire Manufacturing (approx. 7 miles away); Shabbona (approx. 8 miles away); Chief Shabbona (approx. 8.2 miles away); DeKalb Poultry Research, Inc. (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeKalb.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2022, by Jennifer Nelson of St Charles, Illinois. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 2, 2022, by Jennifer Nelson of St Charles, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 23, 2024